The best way to get to know Old Westbury is to visit!

With a wooded 604-acre campus centrally located on New York’s Long Island, Old Westbury offers the best of both worlds - a quiet atmosphere dedicated to learning yet just 22 miles (35 km) from the heart of New York City. Only you can determine the best fit for you.  A visit to campus will give you an up close and personal look at what the Old Westbury experience is really about.

Campus Tours

Discover why students, faculty, and alumni love this place and value the time they spend here.

Campus tours are offered by the Office of Enrollment Services, which is located in the Campus Center, Room I-202. Tours are conducted by either a student ambassador or a member of the Admissions team.

About one hour in length, each tour enables you to visit the Student Union, see our classrooms, look into our Residence Halls, and explore our recreational facilities.

Please make sure to contact us 1-2 weeks in advance to confirm the availability of tours at your preferred day and time.  Walk-in tours are not conducted.

To schedule a campus visit please contact the Office of Admissions between 9am and 5pm EST at 516-876-3073 or via email at tours@oldwestbury.edu for an appointment. Special tour arrangements can be made for larger groups (10 or more people).

The Long Island Region

Old Westbury is a small public college located on a wooded 604-acrea campus on the north shore of Long Island and offers the best of both worlds:

  • A quiet atmosphere dedicated to learning: Old Westbury offers a sequestered setting with all the advantages of suburban shopping and a variety of recreational activities within a 10-minute drive. When it is time to concentrate on classes, the quiet campus atmosphere provides the ideal environment for studying.

  • 22 miles from the greatest city in the world: Located only 22 miles east of Times Square, Old Westbury offers access to the array of educational, cultural and social attractions of New York City. Whether on their own or as part of a campus trip, students can experience and explore New York City with ease.

Learn more on the Long Island and the Nassau County areas

Getting Here

SUNY College at Old Westbury is conveniently located immediately north of the Long Island Expressway (Route 495, exit 41N) in the village of Old Westbury, N.Y.  Its location in suburban Nassau County offers easy access by car, train, and bus. 

Transportation, campus map, and other important visitor information